Los Angeles Things to Do

Los Angeles Things to Do

Looking for something exciting to do in Los Angeles? You’ve come to the right place! Tripster has the best selection and deals on Los Angeles attractions and activities ranging from the iconic Disneyland and Universal Studios Hollywood to harbor cruises and deluxe city tours. Of course, entertaining Los Angeles shows are an important part of any vacation here, too. Treat yourself to exciting dinner shows like Medieval Times or theatrical performances from top-rated comedy and music stars.

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SeaWorld San Diego

San Diego
An aquatic animal theme park ideal for all ages and group sizes, SeaWorld® San Diego features exciting live presentations, rides, and exhibits that celebrate the marine life of many species. Guests can feel the rush with Manta®—a high-speed double-launch roller coaster; view real-life sharks up close at Shark Encounter; come face-to-face with playful bottlenose dolphins at Dolphin Point; and much more. Details
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Disneyland® Resort is a California staple featuring two theme parks, three hotels, and the Downtown Disney Area. Both children and adults can experience the magic of classic Disney fairytale character meet-and-greets, enchanting rides, spectacular parades, nightly fireworks, themed dining and much more at Disneyland Park, or newer Pixar favorites at Disney California Adventure Park. Details
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$285.00 $278.00
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San Diego Zoo

San Diego
Entertaining and educating families for over 100 years, the San Diego Zoo offers a 100-acre home to over 12,000 animals of more than 650 species, as well as more than 700,000 exotic plants. Enjoy guided bus tours, interactive play areas, live performances, 4-D theater shows, up-close views of exotic animals and a Wildlife Explorers Basecamp that’s fun for all ages. Details
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$65.00
Get ready for the ultimate Hollywood movie experience! With tickets for Universal Studios Hollywood, go behind the scenes on the world-famous Studio Tour and explore real film sets where Hollywood movies are made. Then, face the action head-on in heart-pounding rides, shows and attractions that put you inside some of the world’s most popular movies and TV shows. Details
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$119.00
AWESOME AWAITS at LEGOLAND® California Resort, where families with children ages 2-12 can enjoy more than 60 rides, shows, and attractions. THE LEGO® MOVIE™ WORLD is the newest immersive land that brings the hit movie to life in person! You can also soak up the sun and cool off at the LEGOLAND Water Park or chill out at SEA LIFE® aquarium. Details
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Offering several package options for seeing California’s most iconic entertainment destinations, the Go Los Angeles® Pass lets guests visit their choice of attractions at a discounted rate—up to 45% off regular rates. Attractions include Warner Bros. VIP Studio Tour, Six Flags Magic Mountain, LEGOLAND, Flagship Harbor Cruises, Hop-On/Hop-Off Bus Tours, and more. Details
$99.00
The Aquarium of the Pacific features more than 12,000 ocean animals representing nearly 500 species. Its focus is the Pacific Ocean, exploring the waters of the Tropical, Southern California, and Northern Pacific. There are 19 major habitats and 32 focus exhibits, as well as an ocean science and animal care center. Highlights include a shark lagoon, sea lion sanctuary, and Blue Cavern. Details
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San Diego Zoo Safari Park boasts 1,800 acres of land in the San Pasqual Valley area and is among the biggest tourist attractions in the county. The park features more than 2,600 endangered animals from countries across the globe, as well as 3,500 plant species. Guests can experience a variety of safaris, including Cart Safari, Cheetah Safari, Behind-the-Scenes Safari, Flightline Safari and more. Details
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$65.00
Located in Burbank on Warner Blvd., the Warner Bros. Studio Tour Hollywood offers an inside tour of the sets and soundstages used in a variety of classic Hollywood movies and shows, including Casablanca, Batman, Friends, The Big Bang Theory, Family Matters, The Matrix, Batman & Robin, The Animaniacs, Pretty Little Liars, and more! Guests can enjoy being taken around a 110-acre backlot, visiting the prop department, the picture car vault, the archive, and more. Details
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Situated on Hollywood Boulevard along the Hollywood Walk of Fame, Hollywood Wax Museum is the longest-running wax museum in the U.S., as well as the only one dedicated entirely to celebrities from the silver screen. Guests can enjoy being face to face with icon replicas of today’s most popular actors and actresses, favorite stars from the golden age of Hollywood and even the most feared monsters and villains in the museum’s horror chamber. Details
$29.99
Offered by StarLine Tours, the Hop-On Hop-Off Double Decker City Tour lets guests see many of the top Los Angeles attractions, complete with narration by an expert guide. The service is made up of four interconnecting tour routes and two connector routes. Guests can choose from the Hollywood & Beverly Hills route, the Beverly Hills & Santa Monica route. Details
$49.00 $46.12
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Located right next to the TCL Chinese Theatre, the interactive Madame Tussauds Hollywood offers an incredible experience with uncanny wax replicas of A-list celebrities and other Hollywood stars from iconic westerns, modern classics, action movies, superhero series, and more. The attraction is great for guests of all types and is conveniently open 364 days a year. Details
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Take in the sights and sounds of the Fashion and Flower districts of downtown LA! On this tour, bask in the experience of wading through the beloved local markets, learning about the history of the place that defines the City of Angels, and even get to know the best stores in town to sample the district’s favorite dishes! Details
$314.00
The nation’s longest-running and top-rated attraction, The Medieval Times Dinner & Tournament is a one-of-a-kind experience ideal for many ages. The live show takes place in an elaborate 11th Century-style castle and features two hours of thrilling swordplay, spirited horses, a medieval-inspired musical score; unbelievable special effects; a no-silverware four-course feast, and more. Details
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Offered by Flagship Cruises & Events, the Champagne Brunch Cruise features free-flowing champagne, mimosas, delicious brunch, and live entertainment. Guests will be escorted to their private table, where they will be welcomed with a fresh mimosa, all their breakfast favorites, vegetarian options, and so much more! This two-hour brunch not only has delicious brunch options, but guests will get the ultimate relaxing escape with beautiful views of the San Diego and Coronado waterfront. Details
$111.45 $99.00
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Explore some of the most incredible Art Deco buildings on a private Los Angeles Architecture Tour with personal guide. Enjoy the history of the breathtaking architecture of downtown L.A. and get a full introduction to the Art Deco and Beaux-Arts styles as you pass by the city’s beloved sites. The walking tour finishes at the famous Santee Alley outdoor market. Details
$244.00
Explore one of America’s finest cities on the Best of San Diego Walking Tour! Hit the highlights of the city’s history and culture with your own personal guide. Visit historic US Grant Hotel, enjoy a light snack in the Gaslamp Quarter, and more during this private tour. At the end, hop aboard the USS Midway for a self-guided audio tour (tickets included). Details
$359.00
Explore the playground of the rich and famous with Big Bus Tours. The tour will allow guests to see all that Los Angeles offers at their convenience through hop-on and hop-off locations. Marvel at a Van Gogh in the Getty Center, find your favorite star at the Hollywood Walk of Fame and hit the shops on Rodeo Drive. The City of Angels is waiting to roll out the red carpet for you! Download the Big Bus app for real-time tracking to get the most out of Hop-On, Hop-Off. Details
$51.99
Explore the Best of San Diego on this full-day San Diego tour in a private vehicle! The city is known for its long stretches of beaches, amazing weather, popular family attractions, and array culinary options. See the sights and hear the local stories behind the historical and cultural progress that has shaped the city into what it is today. Details
$864.00
Featuring the only floating Newport Beach restaurant, Newport Beach Dining Cruises by Hornblower Cruises & Events offers unforgettable dinner cruise experiences for a variety of occasions. Guests celebrating a birthday, an anniversary or another special occasion can enjoy two tour options, including a casual daytime outing or a formal sit-down dinner, both featuring enchanting music and fine wine. Details
$102.71
Sample what Little Italy’s fare can offer in this ‘Pizza, Pasta and Piazzas’ San Diego food tour. Fill your day with delicious food and great company as your local expert tour guide takes you to beloved restaurants and shares interesting tidbits about the Italian Quarter of San Diego. Book your tickets now because a fantastic adventure awaits! Details
$75.00
See the waves of the Pacific Ocean during this driving tour around San Diego! The city is home to a handful of different beach cultures and 70 miles of coastline. On this tour, you will be driven around the picturesque sea-side stretches to see the amazing rock formations, activity of the local wildlife and watch the skaters, surfers and partygoers go! Details
$784.00
Discover why Beverly Hills is known as America’s most famous zip code during this Private Walking Tour of Beverly Hills 90210. This two and half hour private tour is full of stops at plush hotels and the world-famous high-end shopping district at Rodeo Drive and home to many Hollywood stars! Details
$249.00
Notice the details that make Silver Lake different from the rest of Los Angeles in this guided walking tour! Step into one of the city’s eccentric and hip neighborhoods and discover its beloved painted staircases. Get lost in the color and the murals by both old and new artists, all the while learning all about its significance to the people of the area! Details
$259.00
Get an insider's look into one of America's iconic beach neighborhoods and explore all they offer during this Private Walking Tour of Venice Beach! This two and half hour private guided tour will have guests exploring the streets of Venice Beach like the locals do. As you finish the private walking tour, your guide will leave you to enjoy the West Coast's best ice cream at Salt & Straw. Details
$289.00
Explore through one of the most scenic places in the country on this San Diego tour! On this tour, you will see the city’s beloved landmarks and learn about the history and culture that has shaped the area for years. Not only will your eyes enjoy the views, but you will also get a chance to discover the heart of the city through its rich food scenery! Details
$784.00
Deemed the “World’s Most Interactive Dinner Show,” Pirates Dinner Adventure features an exciting dining and entertainment experience for the whole family to enjoy in Buena Park. Guests can enjoy a four-course feast while watching astonishing special effects, aerial artistry, impressive swordplay, and more set aboard an 18th-century Spanish galleon within a 250,000-gallon lagoon. Details
$64.95

Boomers Irvine

Los Angeles
With this unlimited ride day pass at Boomers Irvine, friends and family can have a fun-filled afternoon from various indoor and outdoor activities! Visitors can try their luck at the Arcade, their talents in the Mini Golf courses and Batting Cages, or choose an adrenaline-fueled day on the Flamethrower, Bumper Boats, Go Karts & other thrill rides. Details
$45.99

Boomers Los Angeles

Los Angeles
Have a blast when you visit Boomers Los Angeles! This one-stop shop for entertainment, food, and memories is sure to be a favorite for both families and friends. This Boomers Theme Park will keep your afternoon fun with various Go Kart racing tracks to pick from, numerous Mini Golf courses to practice on, and quite a few cutting-edge video games in the Arcade! Details
$47.99

Boomers Santa Maria

Los Angeles
With an unlimited all-day pass, come witness how Boomers Santa Maria can make your heart race, fun skyrocket, and smile bloom! This amusement park offers a day of fun experiences. Enjoy minigolf courses, go-karts races, bumper boats, batting cages (additional fee) and arcade games (additional fee), and other family-friendly activities all in one location. Details
$45.99
Grab your camera and binoculars and be on the lookout for dolphins and whales! This narrated ocean excursion will teach you about Dana Point’s abundant marine life, from sea lions to birds and more. Take advantage of the ship’s Eye-to-Eye Underwater Viewing Pods to see what it’s like to swim along with dolphins. Listen to the hydrophone to also hear whale and dolphin vocalizations! Details
$89.00
Hop on a scooter and explore the Downtown and Balboa areas on this self-guided tour. Quickly get a feel for the city as you cruise around. Don't worry about navigation– The Scooter's talking GPS will keep you on track, so you can focus on having fun.

Inclusions
  • Electric scooter.

  • Rider orientation.

  • Helmets.


Exclusions
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off.

  • Gratuities.

  • Taxes.


Not suitable for:
  • Children under the age of 15.


Conditions
  • 1 Scooter will hold a maximum of 1 person. Prices are per person.

  • Must be 15 years or older to rent riders under 18 must have a parent or guardian present at all times. Must possess a major credit card and a valid government-issued picture ID (international license is not necessary, international passport accepted). Scooters do not accommodate passengers of any kind.

  • On the day of rental, a security deposit will be held on your credit card until the Scooter is returned. All riders must sign a standard participant agreement. Renters will have the option to purchase Collision Damage Waiver (CDW) insurance on the day of rental.

  • Renters are free to extend the length of their tour on the day of rental. Additional rental time will be charged in 15-minute increments.

  • Scooters must be returned to rental location before dusk.
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$63.11
Why spend more when you don't have to? The Go Los Angeles Explorer Pass gives you the most bang for your buck! Build an itinerary of up to 7 attractions from a large selection, including Warner Bros. Studios, Madame Tussauds Hollywood, and more. Additionally, skip the line at select attractions and get a free digital guidebook! There is no better way to see the top draws of Los Angeles. Details
$103.00
Watch as world records come to life right before your eyes! Since 1991, this museum has been the home of records such as the World’s Farthest Long Jump. Visitors can even attempt to break a record of their own in the museum’s Attempt Arena, staffed with official adjudicators from Guinness World Records! Break a record, and take home an official Guinness certificate highlighting your achievement. Details
$28.99
Orchestrated by the first company in Los Angeles to offer tours of celebrity homes, this tour offers guests the opportunity to see how the stars live. You might even catch a glimpse of your favorite movie star or celebrity! Guests will also get to see Beverly Hills, Rodeo Drive, the Sunset Strip, and other famous Hollywood and Los Angeles landmarks such as the Hollywood sign. Details
$58.75
Offering memorable dinner experiences atop the beautiful California waters, Marina del Rey Dining Cruises by Hornblower Cruises & Events is ideal for guests celebrating an anniversary, a birthday or other special occasion. Passengers can enjoy a casual daytime outing or a formal sit-down dinner, both accompanied by live music, fine wine and scenic views of the southern California coast. Details
$102.71
Offered by Flagship Cruises & Events, the Prime Rib Dinner Cruise features a slow-roasted prime rib dinner with incredible views of San Diego's skyline like you have never seen before! The cruise will let guests see 25 miles of beautiful downtown San Diego, eat a delicious slow-cooked prime rib meal, and don't forget to toast the night with a glass of complimentary champagne. Whether you are looking for an elegant Sunday night out or want to gather with friends and family for a delicious meal, this cruise is perfect! Details
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Breathe in the views on this oceanside adventure! Santa Monica is a classic Southern California beach town full of beautiful beaches, sunny tourist attractions, and a vibrant nightlife. Guests on this tour will enjoy sightseeing as much as people watching, and will get a chance to see why tourists and locals alike love going to the boardwalk! Details
$459.00
Enjoy the real life locations that have appeared on the big screen on this driving tour! Los Angeles’ known for its entertainment, being home to well known actors, and its amazing pop culture history. On this tour, you will be taken to classic Hollywood haunts around the City of Angels, all the while learning about some of its beloved shops and restaurants! Details
$684.00
Experience the gastronomical wonders of Los Angeles! With a population density in millions and having a diverse heritage, it’s not surprising that the City of Angels is also known for being a melting pot of cultures and cuisines. Guests on this tour will indulge as they walk, eat and learn about what it feels like to live locally in LA! Details
$334.00
Discover what locals love about Los Angeles on this trip! The city is world famous not only because of Hollywood, but also for its gorgeous beaches, amazing weather, and diversity of cultures. Guests on this tour will get to enjoy highlights of the city’s sites, people and local scenes, and understand how all these variables build up to define LA! Details
$684.00
Conquer Mt. Lee and see LA’s famous Hollywood sign up close and personal! The Hollywood sign has been standing for almost a century, overlooking the sprawling cityscape of Los Angeles. Guests on this tour will hike up the Wonder View Trail to stop at several notable sights, and will be able to admire the Hollywood sign and its stunning view! Details
$284.00
Feel the sun on your face and wind in your hair as you climb up to Mt. Hollywood! The 2nd tallest point in Griffith Park is known to have one of the best views of downtown LA, the Pacific Ocean, and the Hollywood sign. Guests on this trip will learn about its history and see how the sights have inspired incredible artists for a century! Details
$284.00
Join and see magnificent buildings full of innovation and striking visual designs on this Downtown LA walking tour! Los Angeles is rich in architectural wonders that only make sense in the context of the history around the time they were built. Guests are encouraged to discover the beautiful sights and cultural history of these iconic buildings on this tour! Details
$264.00
Offered by Flagship Cruises & Events, San Diego Harbor Dinner cruise features a freshly prepared meal with incredible views of San Diego's most scenic waterfront sights. Guest will dine on a three-course freshly prepared meal made from locally sourced ingredients, sustainable seafood, and the most refined flavors in the region. Whether you choose to sit indoors or outdoors, you will still enjoy the fresh air and spectacular views! Details
$110.90 $99.00
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Sesame Place boasts 16 kid-friendly rides, 9 family-friendly water rides, 3 live Sesame Street® shows, and so much more. From first amusement park moments to lifelong memories, your entire family will love visiting Sesame Place. No matter if you’re 2 or 62, you’re bound to find fun at Sesame Place! Details
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Take a local perspective and indulge in a food-focused excursion with locally-owned Italian restaurants and cafes. You can savor Old World dishes, including generations-old recipes from Cicciotti’s and or Caldo Pomodoro. In addition, between the food destinations, your guides will share fun commentary and quirky anecdotes about the lovely Victorian architecture and old-fashioned storefronts that fill downtown Carlsbad. Your ticket also gets you Carlsbad Food Tours’ Tasting Guide, which features local maps and exclusive discounts and coupons to give you special access to Carlsbad’s unique, artisan food scene. Expect a three-hour adventure with friends and family that overwhelms your sights, palette, and mind, only here at Taste of Carlsbad Food Tour! Details
$68.00
Experience the wine scene in California on this journey from LA to Temecula! This historic city resides in a valley, covered by rolling hills and rising mountains, and is known as the region’s wine country due to the diversity of its offerings and wineries. Guests on this trip will enjoy sampling local wines while learning how the industry came to be! Details
$814.00
California is the fourth-largest producer of wine in the world and offers a unique opportunity for people in America to see the process up close and personal. Wine connoisseurs say quality wine is like velvet in your mouth, and no one understands that more than the Temecula Wine and Vine Tour. Learn the methods of production while tasting the differences in variety at award-winning wineries and vineyards selected by the pros. Details
$142.60
The Richard Nixon Library and Museum comes with a plethora of information that helps you to discover all the important aspects of his time as president and beyond. With over 70 family-friendly exhibits and more than 300 original artifacts, it is easy to find something that appeals to everyone. View 11 original films and more than 600 photographs during your trip. While at the library and museum, make sure to visit the gardens, the place where Richard Nixon was born, and the helicopter of the President. Details
$25.00
Experience the best of San Diego’s Little Italy on this SoDiego walking tour. Sample a variety of wines and food offerings (Italian pasta and a charcuterie spread) as you visit three different establishments, all while local wine enthusiasts give you the inside scoop on wine production and the history of Little Italy. Book a tour today to discover all that Little Italy has to offer. Details
$120.00
For more than 50 years, Dana Wharf Whale Watching has allowed visitors to experience a unique view of a wide variety of underwater wildlife and beautiful scenic views. The two-hour tour features up-close views of gray whales (during the winter and spring), blue whales (during the summer and fall), playful bottlenose dolphins (year-round), sea lions, and other nautical birds. There is even a possibility of seeing a shark! Every trip is a new experience with Dana Wharf Whale and Dolphin Watching Tour. Details
$56.00

World of Illusions

Los Angeles
Experience mind-boggling exhibits that will take you to a different world at the World of Illusions in Los Angeles! With tons of Instagram-able photos ops and plenty of interactive activities, there is truly something for everyone! It’s an experience that will have the whole family engaged and creating memories together. New exhibits are added often, so you are guaranteed a unique experience. Details
$30.00